Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Dental Emergencies and What to Do

Just like a broken pipe or a clogged toilet, dental emergencies rarely seem to happen during normal business hours. That’s part of the reason we have later weekday hours, along with Saturday hours — to help you out with dental emergencies. At Gentle Dental we perform many emergency procedures such as extractions, root canals, bonding […]

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What is a Root Canal Anyway?

Generally when people hear about canals, they either think of the romantic canals of Venice or the industrial miracles of the Panama Canal and such. They don’t think about their teeth. Nor do they want to! But a root canal can be a lifeboat for a tooth, saving an otherwise sinking ship. What is the […]

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Replace that Missing Tooth with an Implant

While a missing tooth may have some level of endearment in a Hee Haw-esque (for you older readers) way, you really shouldn’t leave that missing tooth, uh, missing. Why? It’s just a tooth. The gap isn’t as wide as the Lincoln Tunnel or anything, right? True, but it’s the gap that is the problem. Like […]

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Get Filled In on Types of Fillings

Fillings, as their name implies, are simply material that fills in the part of a tooth that needs to be removed because it is decayed. And while everyone knows about silver fillings, at Gentle Dental there are other options available. When a filling is needed  Dental decay usually starts innocently enough. You may get a […]

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Your Teen May Not Have to be a Metal Mouth

While Invisalign has been around since the 90s, people assume the clear plastic aligner system is only for adults who only need to move their teeth just a bit, even to simply move them back after their teeth have moved a bit following their teenage braces. But Invisalign can work well for teenagers, too. Kids […]

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What Our Routine Cleanings Entail

It’s easy to think of routine dental cleanings as nothing more than glorified tooth brushing, and then skip your appointments. Truth is, twice-yearly professional cleanings at Gentle Dental are the single most important step you can take, beyond diligent home hygiene. So, what happens at a routine Gentle Dental cleaning? The first step is to […]

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Bonding, An Easier Alternative for Some Dental Problems

Bonding. When most people hear that word they think of a baby bonding with its mother, or maybe glue bonding. They don’t think about their teeth, but they should. Dental bonding can be a good solution to certain dental problems. Dental bonding uses resin, a plastic-like material, to cover of fill dental problems. Bonding is […]

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The History of Dental Implants

Most people now know that dental implants are the best way to replace a tooth. But do you know their history? It’s tempting to think of dental implants as a brand new thing. As recently as ten years ago few people had heard of them. In reality, the modern dental implant has been in use […]

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Wisdom Teeth are Dumb

Most of us have a story about having our wisdom teeth out because just about everyone has to have them out. Question is, why? If wisdom teeth are so smart, why do we need the dentists at Gentle Dental to take them out? What are they? Anthropologists believe wisdom teeth, known as the third set […]

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Preparing for Dental Surgery

While there are specifics that need to be addressed depending on what dental surgery you’re going to have, there are some guidelines that hold true in all cases. Here they are. Good hygiene Before your procedure, your teeth will, of course, be cleaned. But leading up to your surgery, good home hygiene is very important. […]

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Monday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

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